Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Odds
The Texas Rangers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Los Angeles Angels invade Rangers Ballpark on Sunday.
Neftali Feliz will take the mound for Texas, and he'll carry a 2-1 record into the contest. Jered Weaver gets the ball for Los Angeles; he's 5-0 so far this season.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Angels listed as underdogs of +-125 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, depending on the book.
The Rangers sit at No. 1 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Angels sit at an American League No. 7 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Texas and its American League No. 1-rated batting order, averaging 5.7 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 13 lineup of the Angels at 3.6 runs per outing.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the American League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.
The Angels were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +142 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rangers, a 4-2 final on Saturday in support of C.J. Wilson at Rangers Ballpark.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
A few Angels at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of LA Angels' last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Angels' last 11 games on the road
LA Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas' last 16 games at home
LA Angels home to Oakland, Monday, May 14
Texas home to Kansas City, Monday, May 14